The True ES7.0 Treadmill – Solid Machine for Cardio & Calorie Burning Workouts

The True ES7.0 treadmill offers a unique Heart Rate Control Cruise Control™ that sets a target rate then automatically controls the speed and incline to keep you there. You can’t get a great body by training comfortably which is why this machine acts as a personal trainer, pushing your cardio fitness to a higher level.

The Machine

The True ES7.0 treadmill features an attractive LCD screen in a wrap-around console mounted between sweeping pedestals. Readout information includes Speed, Incline, Elapsed Time, Distance, Pace, Heart Rate, Time Remaining, METs, Calories, and Target Heart Rate. On its expanded programming you get: Manual, Quick Start, Calorie Burner, Calorie Goal, Hill Intervals, Speed Intervals (2), Speed Ramp, Glute Buster, Leg Shaper, Cardio Challenge, 5k Run, and 10k Run.

The other features and specs of the True ES7.0 include:

True ES7.0 Treadmill
  • 4 hp DC QuietDrive™ Motor
  • 0-12 mph
  • 0-15% Incline
  • 20" x 60" Belt
  • Programs: 8 Preset, 3 User
  • Contact Heart Rate: Digital CHR
  • Polar® Wireless HR
  • Soft System® Surface
  • TRUE Fidelity™ five-speaker audio system
  • iPod® Compatible
  • USB Port
  • 400 lbs. User Capacity
  • Personal Cooling Fans
  • Reading rack, 2 Bottle Holders, 2 Accessory Trays
  • Machine Weight: 408 lbs
  • Warranty: lifetime on frame & motor, 10 yrs parts, 2 yrs labor

The Buzz

UPDATE:  The ES7.0 model is no longer available.  You can check out the latest TRUE treadmill lineup on sale here.

The True ES7.0 treadmill offers a quiet, comfortable ride as well as an elegant profile. It comes with an adjustable Soft System® shock absorbing system on the deck, a roomy 60" Orthopedic Belt, a reliable 4 hp DC QDrive™ motor with a lifetime warranty, an ergonomic display console, premium audio entertainment system, digital HR monitoring, and elite cardio training programming for the serious user.

A crucial programming feature you may be interested in is the RxHRC™ control that provides up to 24 weeks of customized treadmill cardio workouts based on weight loss goals you set.

Another cool feature of the True ES7.0, one that is available only on high-end machines, is the Gerkin Protocol Test which is a max oxygen uptake (VO2) assessment used to gauge the fitness of firefighters.

Treadmill reviews by customers are excited by their True ES7.0 and find it to be one of the quietest machines they have ever used. From the large walking area and comfortable cushioning, to the powerful motor and reliable performance, they have no complaints about their purchase.

What We Say

The three-way race for best performance in a residential high-end treadmill (over $5000) includes models from True, Star Trac, and LifeFitness. While all are recommended, we would rate the True machine slightly higher for better value over both a LifeFitness Club Series treadmill, and a Star Trac model (unless you are seriously considering paying $7.000 for a home machine).

At $5,399, the True ES7.0 is solid machine for achieving great cardio and calorie burning workouts, as well as training for longer races such as 10K and hill climbs.

If your budget allows for it, and you are interested in even more programs and a decline ramp feature, check out the ES9.0 for a few hundred dollars more. The True ES7.0 treadmill rates a Best Buy.

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